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Visiting Berlin: Our Part 2 Study Trip

Part 2 @UoRHistStudents @AwkwardPhoenix & @georgiarebecca_ on thier study trip to Berlin Continue reading

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The Stenton Lecture and Symposium 2016

Thursday 17th November marks the date of this year’s Stenton Lecture which is preceded by the Stenton Symposium. What is the Stenton Lecture? The Stenton lecture is an annual lecture by an eminent historian, hosted by the Department and held … Continue reading

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A Recipe for Tudor Jumbals à la GBBO

by Dr Ruth Salter As you may be aware that this year the University’s team responsible for MOOCs [Massive Open Online Courses] and the history department, headed by Prof Kate Williams, have been working closely on an exciting venture.  Along … Continue reading

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Call For Papers: ‘Complaints and Grievances, 1500-1750’, 10th-11th July 2017

We are delighted to issue a call for papers for Reading University’s biennial Early Modern Studies Conference, ‘Complaints and Grievances, 1500-1750’ (10th-11th July 2017). There will be three strands running through the conference: medical grievances literary complaints political/religious grievances   The keynote … Continue reading

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Why Donald Trump’s stance on Iran signals a shift in GOP thinking

By Darius Wainwright Since 1945, American policymakers have regarded the maintaining of diplomatic dialogue with Iran as crucial to their wider interests in the Middle East. In the early and middle stages of the Cold War, the US government regarded … Continue reading

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